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coalition (plural coalitions)
- A temporary group or union of organizations, usually formed for a particular advantage.
- The Liberal Democrats and Conservative parties formed a coalition government in 2010.
- 2013 May 23, Sarah Lyall, "British Leader’s Liberal Turn Sets Off a Rebellion in His Party," New York Times (retrieved 29 May 2013):
- At a time when Mr. Cameron is being squeezed from both sides — from the right by members of his own party and by the anti-immigrant, anti-Europe U.K. Independence Party, and from the left by his Liberal Democrat coalition partners — the move seemed uncharacteristically clunky.
- coalition of the willing
- First Coalition
- Second Coalition
- Third Coalition
- Fourth Coalition
group of organizations
coalition f (plural coalitions)